interview by yasmin belkhyr
What's the best thing to do to pass time when stuck in an elevator with a group of strangers?... Play “Down by the Banks of the Hanky Panky”
Favorite late-at-night binge-watch show?... The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Describe your childhood in four words... brown boy cries girl
What's your favorite dish at your favorite restaurant?... tofu massaman curry
What does guilt taste like?... artificial sweetener
A rap you'll always know the lyrics to, even when you're 96... i don’t know if i’ll live to be 96, tbh
What's a conspiracy theory you secretly believe?... aliens abduct some of us when we’re sleeping at night to experiment on our brains and learn more about our species
An alternate ending to Little Red Riding Hood?... The wolf comes out as trans and Little Red Riding Hood takes her to a support group.
The characters of a recurring dream?... My mom and the cast of the lion king
Tell us a ghost story in ten words... Once upon a time he believed in love. The end.
Alok Vaid-Menon (they/them) is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, educator, and entertainer.